Edtech startup Outlier.org raises $16M to provided an online education platform that offers online courses

TechStartups | January 09, 2020

The rising cost of college is creating a financial hole for parents and students. The average price for tuition and fees at four-year private colleges (and some public colleges) and universities has outpaced the rate of inflation by more than 3 percentage points. The current part is not only unsustainable but will also leave college many students in debt even after college. That’s why Outlier.org, an edtech startup was founded by Aaron Rasmussen, who formerly co-founded and led the creative direction of MasterClass, is on a mission to make college affordable with an online education platform that offers online courses that earn students transferable college credit. Unlike traditional online education programs, Outlier.org produces cinema-quality lectures that are taught by some of the brightest and most charismatic figures in academia, including professors from Yale, MIT, Columbia, Cornell, and Davidson.

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Educational Resource sharing- Teachers can upload e-book, PPT, micro-course and other teaching resources of the subject to Weidong WeLMS platform and share with students. Students can consult and learn independently, and teachers will guide students. • Live classroom- During live teaching, teachers ask questions to students and answer their questions in time, which breaks the regional restrictions.Recording and Broadcasting classroom- The school organized students of all majors, selects the existing teaching resources of the school, and establishes a Recording and Broadcasting classroom through WeLMS platform.

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Educational Resource sharing- Teachers can upload e-book, PPT, micro-course and other teaching resources of the subject to Weidong WeLMS platform and share with students. Students can consult and learn independently, and teachers will guide students. • Live classroom- During live teaching, teachers ask questions to students and answer their questions in time, which breaks the regional restrictions.Recording and Broadcasting classroom- The school organized students of all majors, selects the existing teaching resources of the school, and establishes a Recording and Broadcasting classroom through WeLMS platform.

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